Abolish Income Taxes !!!!!

The income tax is indirectly responsible for the majority of problems America faces today. In a country as rich as ours, there should not be any poverty; no homelessness; no unemployment. Yet, the rich continue to get richer and the poor continue to get poorer.

1998 State Of The Union:

35.7 million citizens live in poverty.
760,000 men, women and children are homeless.
3,000,000 bankruptcy fillings in last 3 years.

The income tax has lost the war on poverty!!!!!

Income taxes are Capitation (direct) taxes. The Constitution of the United States says in Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3 "...direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several states". It also says in Article 1, Section 9, Clause 4 "No capitation, or other direct, tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken."

Robert M. Barber

223 E. 10th St., #117
New York City, NY 10003
United States

(212) 726-0432

philoeconopolist@hotmail.com

Replace Income Taxes With "The Barber Plan"

Part A - Fee on Transfers

     Part A should do it.  Or at least half of the budget.
     If not, then we implement Part B.

Part B - Apportioned PPR

B1. The federal government determines fiscal budgeted
    tax requirements. 

B2. People and businesses give voluntarily to the State
    government anonymously to reduce apportioned tax
    requirement to the several States. 

B3. The federal tax liability balance is apportioned
    among the several States. 

    Phase I - Abolish Federal Income Taxes
              Individual and Corporate (1999)

    Phase II - Abolish Unemployment and Payroll
               Taxes(2001)

    Phase III - Abolish Social Security Taxes (2003)

B4. A Purchase Percentage Rate (PPR) is collected at
    the State level. 

                     Example PPR Chart

              Purchase Price                 %

              $.01 - $3                      0
              $3.01 - $10                    1
              $10.01 - $25                   2
              $25.01 - $50                   3
              $50.01 - $100                  4
              $100.01 - $250                 5
              $250.01 - $5,000               6
              $5,000.01 - $10,000            7
              $10,000.01 - $20,000           8
              $20,000.01 - $30,000           9
              $30,000.01 - $40,000          10
              $40,000.01 - $50,000          11
              $50,000.01 - $100,000         12
              $100,000.01 - 500,000         13
              $500,000.01 - 1,000,000       14
              $1,000,000.01 and over        15

Join "The Philoeconopolist Party"

Our primary purposes are to"

1) Abolish Income Taxes;

2) draft a tax bill to replace income taxes with The Barber Plan and submit to Congress by April 15, 1998;

3) establish a private corporation for the homeless, welfare recipients and needy families to plan, produce, market and sell products and services to compete in the local community and international marketplace;

4) teach the philosophy, economics and politics of necessary taxation and teach the principles contained in Adam Smith's book "Wealth of Nations";

5) promote controlled federal spending;

6) promote a controlled growth rate of the federal government;

7) promote State Sovereignty;

8) provide for the care of the elderly, care for single women with children who need assistance, and for U.S. citizens who need immediate assistance; and

9) make our nation the leader in promoting health, education, general welfare, national defense, human rights, caring for animals and taking care of our environment and limited natural resources.

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